Tag:Colorado Department of Corrections

Supreme Court Rules that Polis Can’t be Removed from Transgender Inmate Case

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled last week that the governor may be named as a party in a case involving the rights of imprisoned...

Qualified Immunity in the Spotlight at the 10th Circuit

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments Tuesday in an inmate’s case that asserts treatment during time he spent in the county...

State Department of Corrections Agrees to Change Mail Policy

The Colorado Department of Corrections has changed its policy around inmates’ ability to receive mail following a joint resolution between the CDOC and the...

2018 Lawyers Of The Year: Paula Greisen

In nearly three decades of practice, Paula Greisen has learned to take in stride the media scrutiny that sometimes comes with her cases, and...

SCOTUS Denies Cert to Colorado Prisoner Rights Case

A prisoner rights case that originated in Colorado fell short of getting U.S. Supreme Court review, but it did get recognition from Justice Sonia...

ACLU, DOC Settle Lawsuit For $41 Million

The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado and the Colorado Department of Corrections settled a class action lawsuit last week in which the DOC...